Parents' Guide to

Assy McGee

By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Absurdist, dark animated cop dramedy; NOT for kids.

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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 18+

This must had been made by a pedifile.

My 4 year old son wanted to watch cartoons early one morning, and this piece of crap was on at 6:30 a.m.. Thank goodness I was there to catch it. I really don't understand why Cartoon Network would put this junk on t.v.. Why do adults want to always take the innocence away from children? Do we really need this pointless and down right stupid cartoon on t.v.?
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age 2+
Wonderful childrens show. Shows enormously beautiful main character dealing with daily adversity in a quaint town.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Episodes are only a few minutes long, but they're packed full of every violent, crass, cynical element you can think of. For example, one episode follows Assy's investigation of a murdered hooker. Viewers meet the city's corrupt mayor and the ragged-faced chief of police, and a flashback scene features President John Adams and his "favorite whore" cavorting naked under a bridge. Next thing you know, Adams has unwittingly killed the woman, setting up the present-day storyline.

Obviously, this isn't kid-friendly material. Some older teens will enjoy the juxtaposition of animation with the dark, crass material, and there are some funny moments thanks to the clever writing and the just plain strangeness of watching a talking butt walk around. Nevertheless, parents may prefer that even mature teens avoid the show due to its sexual content, especially the parts that potentially demean women.

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